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s/o to people like me who don’t get around to replacing their glasses when they loosen so they’re always falling of their gotdang head

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Hmm. Longer fingernails make typing on a smartphone easier for me. It has good tactile feedback, too. The joys of nail polish.

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wow... i just realised that "taxation is theft" totally begs the question!

the same system that imposes taxes defines property laws. they're indivisible. there *are* no "natural" property laws or rights outside of that - other than "i have a gun; this is now mine; go away". which only becomes theft once a (fair!) legal system assumes authority over both parties, as many many defeated, displaced civilisations and individuals have discovered to their cost... and it's by that same authority that taxes are raised

seriously, this was a major moment of enlightement for me. thunder clapped & a light shone from the heavens & everything ;-)

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Finished the Laika print I set out to do this morning.

Today it was 61 years since she was shot into space, the first animal ever in orbit.
Born in the gutter, died among the stars.

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If your program is running with errors...
You should probably try and catch it

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time to re-partition my primary storage.

Bonus math quote from the Yajurveda (circa 600BC):
As are the crests on the heads of peacocks, as are the gems on the hoods of cobras, as is mathematics, at the top of all sciences.

If anyone is looking for a good intro to modern (ish) philosophy, give these Rick Roderick lectures a go. A West Texan fellow, I recently discovered him, only to find out he died in 2002. Beautiful speaker, if a little old-school.

Here's a juicy one to start out - one of his later video lectures on Foucault.
youtu.be/hP79SfCfRzo

Audio recordings of his lectures available for download here:
rickroderick.org/download/

i could just take pics of daisies forever

selfie for my last ever exam. took less than an hour. hell yeah i feel powerful, i'm a BSc in mathematics now.

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@amolith @dan I understand that using a metasearch engine like SearX is in fact better, I'd just like to take it one step further and completely cut the corporations out of the picture.

They have been forced to filter their results to please governments, and even using a metasearch they are able to collect information about what is being searched for.

procrastination level: browsing a vape disscussion board even though I don't ever plan on getting one

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